The three most common causes for vertigo, unsteadiness, and disequilibrium are vestibular end organ damage and an overlong prosthesis. In years past, when the oval window was not closed with a seal, perilymphatic fistulas occurred regularly. They are fortunately now rare. Vestibular symptoms occur in the immediate postoperative period in up to 96% of cases. These symptoms seem to be less when the vestibule is manipulated to a lesser degree. Most persist for only 24 to 48 hours, but 5% may last for up to a week. Patients with evidence of balance problems in the first week should be started on labyrinthine compensatory exercises. Those who do not respond after 2 to 3 weeks should be suspected of an overlong prosthesis. Computed tomography (CT) scanning may assist in the decision to revise the case.
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